{STYLE WISE} Jake Gittes, “Chinatown” (1974)

Man with Knife: You're a very nosy fellow, kitty cat. Huh? You know what happens to nosy fellows? Huh? No? Wanna guess? Huh? No? Okay. They lose their noses . . . + The scene almost comes out of nowhere, but its an integral piece of the puzzle in what is arguably one of the best …

STYLE {WISE} Romeo, Romeo . . .

Where for art thou, Romeo? Ro·me·o ˈrōmēˌō/ noun noun: Romeo; plural noun: Romeos 1. an attractive, passionate male seducer or lover. There’s nothing so timeless as a Romeo . . . its amazing after hundreds of years, a fictional character could still be so prevalent in our culture. I guess, not so surprising, considering he …

Maila Nurmi: Beat Babe vs. Squares !!!

{MAILA NURMI & ELVIS PRESLEY GOOFING OFF} When we say the name Maila Nurmi, you might not know who the fuck we are talking about. What if we were to say, Vampira? Of course! Our current climate is so influenced and inspired by her delightful darkness, gothic glamour, and overall irreverence to almost everything! Oh, …

E.O.F. {STYLE IDOL} CAETANO VELOSO: Lost in the Paradise. . .

"Viewed up close, nobody is normal" -Caetano Veloso   When it comes to bad ass boho gods, I'm sure we could all name a few; but very little do I ever see the name Caetano Veloso pop up, and this is for us....OUTRAGEOUS!!! We should be worshiping this icon of perseverance, elegance, rebellion, philosophical contemplation, …

E.O.F. How To Ivy Style From LOOK Magazine, 1955.

When it comes to achieving that legendary Ivy Style, one shouldn't have to think too much at all. When we came across this simple spread from 1955 we were struck with the straight forwardness of the editorial, as well as the run-down on how to achieve that Ivy Look. The article was so fascinating and …

{STYLE IDOL} Jean-Michel Basquiat

+ jean michel basquiat {French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ miˈʃɛl baskija]; December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988} 1. artist. style icon.  2. academic; a little underground; a little street; archaic African; American hip-hop; Classic; Refined; Cultured; Gritty; Nitty; Bad Ass; Post-Punk; Anti-Conservative; Painted. Layered; Tough; Rugged; Tribal; NYC.  3. timeless.  4. cool.  + I don't listen to …

Making an Impact: “Don’t You Dare” by The Impacts {and the Mystery of “Kelly”}

Here's a newly uncovered lost treasure we happened to find lying about. What a shame. This is one that is sure to have you grinding and grooving all the night through. Just shy of making you want to howl at the moon. This one's called "Don't You Dare" and it's played by none other than …

STYLE {WISE} – Suddenly Seeking Sweater Girls

{Natassja Kinski in Paris, Texas (1984)} [Photo Source: PICCSY] Lovely ladies, it seems we've been thinking of you a lot lately. It's not by accident, for we have been meditating on many thoughts as of late about our many loves and desires when it comes to female fashions. In true E.O.F. Style we stepped back …

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Music Minute: “Perdita” by Rubber City (D. Lynch & D. Slusser)

We gave a mention to this seminal 1990s David Lynch classic in one our latest posts, a reblog from The Selvedge Yard regarding the September 1991 photo spread in American Vogue entitled "Wild at Heart". For me, it was easy to see the title as a reference to Lynch's film of the same name, released …